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Gene Lees

Frederick Eugene John Lees was a Canadian music critic, biographer, lyricist, and journalist. Lees worked as a newspaper journalist in his native Canada before moving to the United States, where he was a music critic and lyricist. His lyrics for Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Corcovado", have been recorded by such singers as Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Queen Latifah, and Diana Krall... Read More

BornFrederick Eugene John Lees
February 8, 1928
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
DiedApril 22, 2010 (aged 82)
Ojai, California, U.S.
NationalityCanadian
OccupationMusic critic, biographer, lyricist, journalist
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